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Midleton College School Cork

Address: Connolly St, Midleton, Co. Cork,
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Description Midleton College School Cork

  • Location: Cork, Ireland
  • Students age: 14 to 18 years
  • High School Program
  • Duration of study: 1 academic year, from September to May
  • Language of instruction: English.

Midleton College was founded in 1696: today the mixed form of education is accepted here (education can be received by both girls and boys), a boarding school and a full-time form of study are offered. This is a small, chamber and cozy educational institution, where children feel very comfortable, as if they are part of one educational family. Midleton College is located in the famous Irish city of Cork: its population is almost 120 thousand people - this is the second largest city and the third largest city in the country. In 2005, Cork was named the European Cultural Capital. Also Cork is the center of a huge metropolitan area - its suburbs and neighborhoods reach a population of 300,000 people, which on the scale of Ireland represents a huge figure.

Classes adhere to a certain quota for students: no more than 22 people for the middle classes (Junior Cycle) and no more than 20 people in the senior (Senior Cycle). This enables teachers to more closely monitor the personal needs of students, their progress more thoroughly, to notice difficulties in time and, if necessary, to adjust curricula and plans. All Midleton College students participate in all aspects of school life as far as possible: basic educational courses and research, joint projects, sports and creativity, entertainment and leisure activities, social and charitable work.

The purpose of the High School Program is to enable children of different nationalities and backgrounds to receive a quality education, to teach them to take a different viewpoint and someone else's opinion, to cultivate tolerance and respect for others. Students become more friendly and tolerant, better understand intercultural processes throughout the world and are ready for life in the modern international community. The program is selective: to enroll in the course the child must demonstrate a sufficiently high level of knowledge, independence and perseverance in order to meet the high standards of the school. Lessons are usually held in the morning, from 8:55 to 16:05 (total 9 lessons daily), additional lessons last until 17:30 (breaks are provided). Children are engaged on weekdays (from Monday to Friday), 1 lesson lasts 35-40 minutes.

Behavior of the student is watched by the host family, in whose house he lives during studying, as well as his local curator, school teachers and educators.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Midleton College School Cork

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
12-15
from 20 450 € / year

The stage of education in the middle classes, designed to teach children from 12 to 15 years (also called Junior Cycle) is designed to fully absorb the bulk of school knowledge in key, main subjects:

  • English
  • Irish English
  • Mathematics
  • Higher Mathematics
  • French, Spanish, German
  • History
  • Geography
  • Business course
  • Economy
  • Accounting
  • Housekeeping
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Agroculture
  • Natural Sciences
  • Music
  • Art and culture.

Such an extensive list of disciplines helps students to more accurately determine their interests and inclinations, to understand the career in which area they want to build. Education in the middle classes prepares students for the selection of subjects in the senior classes, to determine their specialty and scientific profile. A successful completion of the course is the mastering of the basic program and the passing of the exams for Junior Certificate Examination, which gives the opportunity to continue education in the senior classes. In each class (group) is engaged no more than 22 people.

Annual
15-16
from 20 450 € / year

This course enjoys immense popularity among foreign students: it provides an opportunity to receive valuable educational and cultural experience, to adapt to a new academic environment and qualitatively prepare for further study abroad. Before transferring to foreign educational institutions (schools, colleges and universities), students improve and deepen their knowledge of basic school subjects, improve their knowledge of English. Foreign students attend all courses and subjects, the studying on which they are waiting before receiving the Leaving Certificate (certificate of completed secondary education).

An important part of the curriculum on this program is project work: it gives an opportunity to learn how to work independently and in a team, to acquire valuable academic skills necessary for further study abroad. Examples of design topics you can see below:

  • Small business
  • School Shop Management
  • Young social innovators (YSI, Young Social Innovators)
  • Presidential awards and grants
  • First Aid Course
  • Latin American languages ​​and culture of Hispanic countries
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • History
  • Art
  • Practical Science
  • History of Mathematics
  • Basics and subtleties of trigonometry, etc.
Annual
16-18
from 20 450 € / year

The Senior Cycle stage (studying in senior and final grades) has the goal of preparing students for the successful passing of final exams and obtaining a prestigious Leaving Certificate. This diploma gives the right to continue education in the chosen university, it is considered to be an analogue of the British standard A-level or international IB. Students sharpen their academic skills, improve and deepen their knowledge of the main subjects of the school curriculum (the curriculum is diverse and flexible, provides many electives and additional lessons) - mathematics and English are studied by all students without exception.

Accommodation, housing and food

The students of Midleton College live in the homes of host families: the Irish are renowned throughout the world for their hospitality, cordiality and friendliness. A full board is offered: accommodation and meals for 7 days a week: students eat three times a day, have breakfast and dinner with the rest of the family, and pack lunch with them to school. Host families are constantly monitored by the staff of the placement department and a local coordinator who regularly visits all homes and ensures that each student receives comfortable and safe accommodation.

Please note that the total price does not include accommodation for the Christmas and Easter holidays - they are paid separately.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : biology, business, chemistry, economics, English, French, geography, german language, history, Irish language, maths, music, physics, politics, Social Studies, Spanish
Events list: chess, Chorus, cricket, Culinary arts, Dramatic circle, field hockey, football, golf, Horseback Riding, music studio, Photostudio, rugby, swimming, tennis

Events Midleton College School Cork

One of the most popular sports in the school is rugby - each semester, at least 90 youths play in school teams, engage in this sport as an elective and in sports exercises general curriculum. Also among children is popular hockey, football, orienteering, golf, cricket, athletics and horse riding.

There are several different thematic clubs, sections and interest groups on the territory of Midleton College. A lot of children regularly visit the club of chess fans, photographs, a circle of debates, scientific clubs, is engaged in drama and theatrical art, cooking, sing in the school choir.

Equipment Midleton College School Cork

Midleton College is perfectly equipped with everything that students need for effective learning and comfortable rest. Large-scale lecture halls and convenient, comfortable classroom with the necessary equipment (general subject audiences 6), 3 functional scientific laboratories (usually practical lessons are held here), art studios and workshops are prepared. There is a separate research center devoted to the study of agricultural culture, music classes, the Career Center with profile consultations, a spacious assembly hall and its own theater. All students have access to an extensive library with a variety of printed publications, including periodicals. There is a Center for Information Technologies with modern equipment, separate mathematical classes and an office for home economics.

The sports infrastructure of the school territory is no less well established. There are fields for rugby, an all-weather field for hockey, cricket fields and grounds for athletics, and running tracks. One of the objects of school pride is its own spacious pool - it is opened for free studying during the afternoon in the warm season (spring and summer). It is not large enough to host regional and national swimming competitions, but championships between school pupils are held regularly. Behind the pool children are constantly monitored by experienced instructors, coaches and educators, who fully guarantee the safety of each student.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The school year at Midleton College begins in late August - early September and lasts until early June. The school year continues for 9 months and is divided into traditional for the UK 3 terms. There are also holidays: Christmas and Easter lasts for 2 weeks, in the first and second trimester (approximately in the middle of the educational course) is also provided for 1 week of rest. Exact dates of the school, as well as holidays and weekends, are reported to the students before the beginning of each academic year.

The following prices are already included:

  • Administrative fees
  • Registration and school fees
  • Accommodation and board (full board)
  • Work of the local coordinator, familiarization tour of the school
  • Transfer in both directions (at the established time of arrivals and departures)
  • Foreign language educational program
  • 24 hour help and support for the child and parents, hotline.

The price does not include and is paid separately:

  • Pocket costs (recommended from 200 € / month)
  • Accommodation during the Christmas and Easter holidays
  • Educational deposit 
  • Roundtrips
  • Examination fees and expenses
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Visa fees and services
  • Additional activities and activities (optional)
  • Transfer from the host family to the school and back
  • Textbooks, books and manuals
  • Additional lessons (optional).

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 2000 EUR
  • Study materials 250 EUR

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

If you plan to start studying at Midleton College in late August, the application must be sent by August 31, no later. Your application can be accepted and reviewed after the scheduled time of filing, but only if there are free places on the course, and this possibility does not always fall out.

Midleton College does not support hard selection among its entrants, so it is recommended to submit applications as early as possible - so you can increase your chances of successful enrollment.

The following documents are required:

  • Completed application form
  • Photograph of the student
  • Recommendations from the teacher of English
  • Medical card
  • Certificate from the previous place of study indicating grades
  • Letter for members of host family.

Applicants are also waiting for a personal interview. The advantage will be for students with good academic performance and experience in English-speaking countries from 2 years.

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